How Do I Get More Landscaping Customers?

Creating a Landscaping Business Marketing PlanThat’s the million-dollar question? Someone asks me that question almost every day. 

Attracting new customers is a common problem, but it doesn’t have a simple, one-size-fits-all answer. Every business is unique and the best answer depends on quite a lot of details.

No matter what the specifics are for any given company, getting new customers and growing your business always starts in one place.

Your Marketing Plan

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What Do You Find ‘Sexy’ in the Landscaping Business?

Landscaping Design & Install vs. Maintenance

I know what kind of jobs I look for in landscape. What kind of job do you consider sexy?

Is it a five- or six-figure design and install job?

A huge job that keeps a crew busy for three months?

We’re going to look at three ways maintenance differs from design-and-install...

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Landscape Industry Financial Numbers: What Do They Tell Us?

I’m always fascinated by the results of various surveys and reports about the landscaping industry. Even though I keep up with these things, I’m often surprised when I see some of the data.

I’ve been a fan of Lawn and Landscape’s State of the Industry reports, so I thought I’d dig in and share my thoughts about a few of the statistics they reported.

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Being Deliberate About Business Growth

Sustained business growth doesn't always come easily. To achieve growth – and more importantly, to handle and sustain it – you need to plan and prepare.

Here are three key steps to sustained growth.

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News: Introducing the Partners in Our First Franchise

Driven Landscapes Opens New Location in Massachusetts

Driven Landscapes Franchising, a professional leader in the residential landscaping industry, announced they’ve awarded a new franchise territory to Ryan Debler and Sean Cleary of Walpole, Massachusetts.

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Keep your sanity and grow your landscaping business during the Fall cleanup season

Fall 2012: I’m up by 5:00 AM. On a job site before 7:30. Breakfast and lunch in the truck, between jobs. I continue digging leaves out of corners, crevices, and window wells until after dark. I think about heading home, but first I need to make several stops to quote jobs in the dark.

I finally get home, but I’m the owner so the workday isn’t done.

Fall 2016: Things are better now, thanks to a strong system and a strong team...

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The Two Best Times to Acquire New Customers

Most of us know that the majority of new landscaping customers are found during two times of year – from April through June, and from mid-October through December 1.

At Driven Landscapes, we call these our Client Acquisition Periods, or CAPs.

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Six Tips to Get Out of the Field

Do you own a landscaping business, but still work in the field on a regular basis? If so, is it because you want to? Or is there another reason making you feel stuck?

If you want to spend less time in the field and more time developing your business, here are six things to think about.

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